Hands on Kitchen & herbs Garden for a Backpacker's hostel. Uttarakhand State, India



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 Min stay requested: at least a week

  • Description


    The project is a backpackers hostel cum a skill exchange center located in Uttarakhand INDIA. The idea is the generation of nature lovers, sustainable community of architects, artists, farmers & mountaineers who came together to
    develop this place with an idea of developing a place where the only sounds you here are from nature.
    The farm and hostel may get help from you in many ways as in management, marketing, farming, gardening, growing organic food and much more that you may suggest us.
    A workawayer will get to interact with forests, local irrigation systems, milk lynching, farming, hostel running, and management.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Art Projects

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Workawayers will get to know and integrate to the local culture through the typical foods of the area, the history, the natural surroundings, rivers, and nearby mountains, birds and to attend and learn from local cultural events such as yoga, meditation, handicrafts and fairs, farming.

    They will have the opportunity to watch and explore village games, lifestyle, activities like farming with tubewell water, visiting old Ayurveda school, learn how to make jaggery, corns and various other activities.
    Also, they will learn processes like jaggery, Ayurveda, kettle farming, dairy, upcycling. we are located into the woods of Shivalik mountain range and one can explore the native living around the house.
    Other than farming workawayers will get to learn how to manage a hostel and host people and cook local Indian cuisines.

  • Help


    organic farming for locally grown veggies.
    Cooking for self and other volunteers/shopping for the Hostel
    management of the property
    Help with Eco project and mud architecture
    Help in bamboo construction workshops
    Media marketing
    painting, graffiti, DIY
    Helping with Tourists
    Art project

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Hindi: Fluent
    Punjabi (Eastern): Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    Shared hostel dorms with communtiy space & a kitchen to cook.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    In the off time, Volunteers can explore the beautiful trails around. Also, they may explore nearby forest areas around. various beautiful hikes are also around to explore.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    We are open to digital nomads but recommend them to have an airtel or jio connection

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 4 days a week

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Host ref number: 975252411537